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Benzosed 5mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Benzosed 5mg Injection is a prescription medicine used as a sedative or for conscious sedation before diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. It relieves anxiety and muscle tensions, thus making the person comfortable before investigations or minor surgical or dental procedures.

Benzosed 5mg Injection can be used for sedation in intensive care units and to obtain anesthesia in elderly people before undergoing any surgical procedure. This medicine is given as an injection under the supervision of a healthcare professional in a hospital setting. It may be administered by intravenous injection (injection into a vein) or by intravenous infusion (given by a drip into a vein).

Side effects of this medicine include memory impairment, tiredness, depression, and confusion. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Side effects of Benzosed Injection

Common
  • Confusion
  • Depression

How to use Benzosed Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Benzosed Injection works

Benzosed 5mg Injection is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Benzosed 5mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Benzosed 5mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Benzosed 5mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Benzosed 5mg Injection should be used for short periods and sleepiness of the baby should be watched. The withdrawal of Benzosed 5mg Injection should be gradual.
Driving
UNSAFE
Benzosed 5mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Benzosed 5mg Injection may make the patient sleepy, forgetful or affect their concentration or coordination. This may affect their ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Benzosed 5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Benzosed 5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Benzosed 5mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Benzosed Injection?

If you miss a dose of Benzosed 5mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Benzosed 5mg Injection
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₹5.54/ml of Injection
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Midfast 5mg Injection
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₹6/ml of Injection
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Midzol 5mg Injection
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₹6.4/ml of Injection
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Midosed 5mg Injection
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₹57.68/ml of Injection
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Quick Tips

  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of this medicine is very high. Take it only as per the dose and duration advised by your doctor
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol as it may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as that may lead to nausea, anxiety, agitation, flu-like symptoms, sweating, tremor, and confusion.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Benzosed with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold, Amisulide
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Triptam
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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My patient lives in qatar He has allergy problem due to hot and cold Is loratadine works good Pls suggest best allergic medine that can cure permanent
Dr. Gladson Guddappa Uchil
ENT
He needs to consult an Allergist who will do Diagnostic Skin Prick & Patch tests to identify the offending allergen. This is to be followed by Allergy Counselling and Therapeutic Immunotherapy
Sir my question is about heart attack. Sir which medicine I have to keep in home during emergency of heart attack and what dose I have to give during emergency
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Cardiology
Tab disprin tab sorbitrate 5mg
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FAQs

Q. Is Benzosed safe?

Benzosed is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Benzosed a controlled substance?

Yes, Benzosed is a controlled substance

Q. Is Benzosed a sedative?

Yes, Benzosed a sedative medication used before and during diagnostic or surgical procedures either in combination with or without local anesthesia

Q. Is Benzosed an opiate?

No, Benzosed is not an opiate medication

Q. Is Benzosed a benzodiazepine?

Yes, Benzosed belongs to benzodiazepine class of sedative medication

Q. Is Benzosed a schedule 8 drug?

No, Benzosed belongs to schedule 4. It has low potential for abuse

Q. Is Benzosed versed?

Versed is a brand (trade) name for Benzosed

Q. Does Benzosed have analgesic properties?

No, Benzosed does not have any analgesic properties. It is used as a central nervous system depressant that slows brain activity, causes relaxation and induces sleep (anesthetic)

Q. Does Benzosed make you high/knock you out (make you sleep)?

No, Benzosed does not make you high; it makes you sleepy as it is a central nervous system depressant that slows brain activity, causes relaxation and induces sleep

Q. Does Benzosed cause retrograde amnesia?

Yes, Benzosed causes retrograde amnesia (short term loss of memory)

Q. Does Benzosed hasten death?

No, Benzosed does not hasten death. Although it may be used to induce sleep and relive anxiety in terminally-ill patients not responding to other relevant medications

Q. Does Benzosed cross the placenta?

Yes, Benzosed crosses the placenta.

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